In this episode, we talk about…

  • How dangerous stereotypes inspired Dabis to become a storyteller 
  • Embracing the outsider perspective in both Arab and American cultures 
  • Transitioning from festivals to working with comedy legends  
  • Seizing opportunities to learn and a reminder to not take yourself too seriously
  • Advice for managing the waiting game between gigs 
  • Staying true to yourself and knowing the people who want your voice will find you 
  • Honoring the choice to say no and being responsible about what you create  

Subscribe to the No Film School Podcast on:

Get your question answered on the podcast by emailing

Listen to more episodes of the No Film School podcast right here:

This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by George Edelman.